Global Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Global Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (31%) and chemicals (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (62%) and secondary buyout (16%). In total, Global Equity Partners has invested in 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (78%). Global Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold SensorDynamics AG for $164M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

Global Equity Partners

Mariahilfer Straße 1/Getreidemarkt 17,
Vienna, A-1060
Austria
+43 1 581 83 90
www.gep.at
office@gep.at

Global Equity Partners (GEP) is an Austrian investment group focused on opportunities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Firm segments its investment activity into areas spanning growth capital/tech, industry/mid-size, and real estate. GEP's growth capital/tech group invests in development stage companies with at least €2 million of revenue. Sectors of interest include IT, software, gaming, machine manufacturing, and electronics. GEP's industry/mid-size area looks to invest in established, growth-oriented 'industrial and trade' businesses with at least €30 million of revenue. Transaction situations include buyouts, successions, divestitures, recapitalizations, and privatizations. Global Equity Partners was originally established in 1998 and is based in Vienna..


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Digital Media, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Furniture, Gaming, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Retail, Semiconductors, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 -
Target EBITDA 2 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
Sell (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $164M $164M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Perlon nextrusion Monofil GmbH 2015-01-01 - Trade Sale
Wald-Michelbach, Germany · www.perlon.com
Chemson Polymer-Additive AG 2013-11-11 - Trade Sale
Arnoldstein, Austria · www.chemson.com
Austria Email AG 2011-11-29 - Trade Sale
Knittelfeld, Austria · www.austria-email.com
SensorDynamics AG 2011-07-18 164M USD Trade Sale
Graz, Austria · www.sensordynamics.cc
Perlon nextrusion Monofil GmbH 2011-02-01 - Divestiture
Wald-Michelbach, Germany · www.perlon.com
Chemson Polymer-Additive AG 2008-10-29 - Secondary Buyout
Arnoldstein, Austria · www.chemson.com
VARTA Microbattery GmbH 2007-12-01 - Trade Sale
Ellwangen, Germany · www.varta-microbattery.in
Montana Tech Components AG 2007-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Reinach, Switzerland · www.montanatechcomponents.com
VARTA Microbattery GmbH 2007-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ellwangen, Germany · www.varta-microbattery.in
I&T GmbH 2006-11-17 - Secondary Buyout
Siegendorf, Austria · www.innovation-technology.at
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 4 (31%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (15%) -
Communications - - 1 (8%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (8%) -
Furniture - - 1 (8%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (8%) -
Machinery - - 1 (8%) -
Retail - - 1 (8%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (8%) -
Total - - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Austria - - 8 (62%) -
Germany - - 3 (23%) -
Switzerland - - 2 (15%) -
Domestic - - 8 (62%) -
Cross-border - - 5 (38%) -
Total - - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 8 (62%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (15%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (8%) -
PIPE - - 1 (8%) -
Venture - - 1 (8%) -
Total - - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 6 (67%) -
IPO 2 (22%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (11%) 164M (100%)
Total 9 $164M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $164M
TOTAL $164M
Largest SensorDynamics AG
$164M (2011-07-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
15%
2 (15%)
Strategic(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
78%
7 (78%)

FAQ

When was Global Equity Partners founded?

Global Equity Partners was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Global Equity Partners?

Global Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Global Equity Partners headquartered?

Global Equity Partners is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

How much capital does Global Equity Partners have under management?

Global Equity Partners has 550M EUR under management.

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